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Work Experience

Work Experience combines on-the-job training and actual employment with your regular college instruction.

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for Work Experience Courses (WRK - MC)

Work Experience courses are one of the following:
  • 75 hours paid; 60 hours unpaid (WRK 300HM - 001)
  • 150 hours paid; 120 hours unpaid (WRK 300HM - 002)
  • 225 hours paid; 180 hours unpaid (WRK 300HM - 003)

The goal of the program is to allow you, the student, to develop skills in the workplace using knowledge acquired in the classroom. In addition, many students have long-standing track records in the workplace and Work Experience can assist them to translate their excellent work habits into the tools for academic success.

Work Experience is based on the principle that well-educated individuals learn and succeed best through an educational program that merges classroom learning with practical "real life" experiences.